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Court orders final forfeiture of ‘N1.5bn hospital linked to Okorocha’s aide’

A federal high court sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital, has ordered final forfeiture of Dews of Hope Hospital, Owerri, a N1.5 billion state-of-the-art 200-bed hospital, allegedly linked to an aide of Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo state and serving senator...

These FUTO students went to Croatia for table tennis — and landed in refugee camp

The organisers of an international student sports competition have called for two Nigerian table tennis players to be returned to their own country after Croatian police wrongly deported them to a Bosnian refugee camp.

Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth...

$44.9m Wire Deals: Oyema To Be Investigated By EFCC, Sets Special Panel

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has waded into the $44.9 million wire fraud and money laundering case against Air Peace Chief Executive Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema hours after his indictment in the United States (US).

The EFCC, it was...

Arewa, Ohanaeze, Yoruba, Ijaw Youths Reveal Those Trying To Bring Down Air Peace

The Nigerian Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders Forum (NENYLF) on Saturday, revealed that it is Allen Onyema’s business competitors that are collaborating with some US officials to bring the Nigerian businessman down.

The youth groups warned that nothing must...

Stash or Trash: Despite control measures, Nigeria still top e-waste destination

His name could have been given fortuitously almost three decades ago. But beyond chance, Victor Amienwanlan, 28, has had to fight to claim his place in this world.

I first met him at one of the branches of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Italy — in the...

Four Nigerians injured as South Africa boils again

Four Nigerians have reportedly sustained injuries in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

PUNCH quoted Adetola Olubajo, president of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), as confirming the attacks which took place at Witbank area of Mpumalanga province...

How do Islamic communities in the Artic Circle pray if the sun never sets ?

No major religion’s daily ritual observances are tied more closely to the movement of the Sun than Islam’s, so what do they do when the Sun never rises or sets?

As midnight approached on 27 July, scores of visitors to the Norwegian city of Tromsø – the largest...

HBFF Director To Host Free Class For Aspiring Actors

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Best known as the Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), which she launched in 1998, Tanya Kersey is an industry veteran  who has helped discover and launch the careers of nearly 1,000 independent...

Nigeria Now Owes N24.4trillion, Says Debt Management Office

The DMO boss said the funds were borrowed to finance projects, fund budget deficit and meet maturing obligations, noting that 68.18 per cent of the debt are domestic.

Patience Oniha, Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), says Nigeria's debt profile...

Authorities search home of couple accused of squandering $400,000 raised for good Samaritan homeless vet

New Jersey authorities have searched the home of a couple who is accused of squandering much of the more than $400,000 in donations they raised for a homeless veteran.

Both prosecutors and police confirmed that a search warrant was executed early Thursday at...

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